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Toowoomba Orchid Show

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by Rachel Timmins (subscribe)
I am a chief writer for Weekend Notes, a copywriter, published poet and Editor of poetry magazine ‘Fruit Salad’ (on hold). I also write children's fiction and inspirational pieces.
Heaven on earth for orchid lovers
Toowoomba Orchid Show winners
Champion Cymbidium 'Midnight', Cattleys Alliance Novice second place winner and a purple variety.
Delicate scents reach out to be inhaled in the Toowoomba Orchid Show's annual taste of paradise.

Bred by passionate orchid lovers there was a wide variety of orchids and all were either stunners or impressive due to their intricate patterns.

The Grand Champion winner was 'Wils Kendrick Williams' bred by D & C Woolf. Other winners included Champion Cymbidium 'Midnight'; first place winner Phaphiopedilum - Multifloral 'Paph Transdoll' by M & K Ferguson; first place winner Sarcochilus Hybrid - Predomina 'Sarc. Heidi' by S & S Pope; and many more. Judging standards comply with the Australian Orchid Council Inc.
Toowoomba Orchid Show winner Grand Champion
Grand Champion Wils Kendrick Williams, bred by D & C Woolf.

Toowoomba Orchid Show winners more
First place winner Phaphiopedilum - Multifloral 'Paph Transdoll' by M & K Ferguson. First place winner Sarcochilus Hybrid - Predomina 'Sarc. Heidi' by S & S Pope

Presented by the Toowoomba Orchid Society established in 1955, this exhibition took around thirty minutes to appreciate. Members are growers from Toowoomba and surrounds, both novice and experienced breeders. There are four shows throughout each year, one per season. Workshops are also available plus social events. Growing sheets are available online.
Toowoomba Orchid Society
The display's wondrous floral beauties were presented by Toowoomba Orchid Society.

A variety of flowering shrubs were for sale including ultra glossy arum lilies. St Paul's Lutheran church hall hosted the event.

Don't miss upcoming shows; see the Orchid Society's online calendar of events. Be inspired to start a new hobby you can enjoy all year 'round or become a member of the Orchid Society.
Toowoomba Orchid Show variety
A taste of paradise in the mountains.
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Why? passion for orchids
When: Annually
Phone: 07 4697 8119
Where: Philip Street, South Toowoomba
Cost: $4
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